The Wales Office has policies for providing support for its employees with ill health including cancer, as follows:
Managing attendance policy for managers to provide support in long term sickness cases and keeping in touch policy;
Special leave to cover doctors and hospital appointments;
Making adjustments to working hours, duties and practice;
Sick Pay Entitlement of six months full pay and six months half pay;
Involvement of Occupational Health providers for advice and support;
Support for applications to BMI for ill health retirement and access to payments under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (where appropriate);
Network for Carers;
Health and Safety policy.
The Wales Office is provided with pay, ration and personnel services by the Department for Constitutional Affairs and support for these policies is given by that department.